• TheOverclocker: Issue 28

    In this issue (our first of 2014), we head back to Brazil for an interview with the number one overclocker in the Extreme Overclocker’s League. We take some time to consider our beloved DIY industry again through what is hopefully an objective pair of eyes. The HWBOT/OC-TV talk show…

  • TheOverclocker: Issue 27

    Here it Is, the last issue of 2013. This time around we bring you the first episode of what is hopefully many more of OC-TV and HWBOT’s OC Show. In addition we get a quick one on one with Hong Kong’s epic overclocker, Mad222 and for our cover feature…

  • TheOverclocker: Issue 26

    TheOverclocker issue 26 is here, packed with more of the great content you’ve come to expect. Be sure not to miss out on our MSI MOA 2013 grand finals coverage and our time spent with Jonathan Alva, better known as Lucky_n00b. As usual we have plenty of high-end overclocker…

  • TheOverclocker: Issue 25

    Issue 25 of TheOverclocker has finally arrived and we are once again looking at the latest hardware, features and what’s happening with some of our favorite overclockers in the game. We may be a little late, but we are also a little better. Until Issue 26, enjoy the read…

  • TheOverclocker: Issue 24

    In this issue of TheOverclocker, we are feature-heavy leading up to Computex 2013 – which we’ll be covering in issue 25. For your reading pleasure we’ve toned down the reviews a little to give you more insightful editorial about the overclocking enterprise and all related technologies as a whole. We visited…

  • TheOverclocker: Issue 23

    Welcome to our first issue of 2013. Amongst many other things, we let K|NGP|N show us how to seal a motherboard permanently for LN2, get acquainted with veteran overclocker “Chispy” and throw in some of our thoughts on the hardware industry. A few changes in this issue that you’ll…

News from around the overclocking world


Classic Phantom Styling at Its Lowest Price Point Yet

NZXT is pleased to introduce the Phantom 240 mid tower chassis. The water cooling capable Phantom 240 features classic Phantom styling at its lowest price point yet. With heavy use of mesh throughout to enhance airflow, form and function go hand in hand.

Classic Phantom Styling

Since the first Phantom was launched in 2010, NZXT has continued to bring aggressive designs and innovative feature sets to all of its chassis. Over the years, the original Phantom and Phantom 410 quickly became NZXT’s signature cases. The Phantom 240 continues the tradition.

A product designed with several years of feedback in mind, the Phantom 240 incorporates a full-view window with its signature asymmetrical shape.

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SPPR_Thunder T11 Upgrade Solution_01

SP/ Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today presents the upgrade solution of its revolutionary Thunderbolt™ external solid state drive- Thunder T11 with great capacity of 240GB. In addition, Thunder T11 gets the new color variant—starlight blue to brighten up itself with more elegance and flavor. Featuring advanced Thunderbolt™ technology and exceptional product design, SP Thunder T11 has acquired great attention and support from worldwide professional designers and Apple fans since its debut last year. Thunder T11 also proved its superiority with the recognition from red dot award: Product Design 2014, which is the most influential and prestigious design award all over the world.

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Sleeve Cable_BU

EVGA has now made available individually sleeved cable sets that support all EVGA SuperNOVA G2 and P2 Power Supplies. These cable sets are available in Red, Black, White and Blue and are available for $89.99 at the EVGA.com webstore.


  • High quality individually sleeved cables.
  • No visible heat shrink tubing.
  • Compatible with all EVGA SuperNOVA G2 and P2 Power Supplies

Cable set includes the following cables:

  • 1 x 24-pin ATX Cable
  • 2 x 4+4pin EPS12V CPU Cable
  • 4 x 6+2pin PCI-E VGA Cables
  • 2 x 6+2pin + 6pin PCI-E VGA Cables
  • 4 x 3 SATA Cables
  • 1 x 3 Molex Cable
  • 1 x 2 Molex Cable + 1 Floppy Connector

Link: http://www.evga.com/Products/ProductList.aspx?type=10&family=Power+Supplies&chipset=+Power+Supply+Cable+Set+(Individually+Sleeved)

never settle forever

—      “Murdered: Soul Suspect” and titles from independent developers added to the roster of games

AMD today announced a refresh of “Never Settle Forever”, the popular game bundle program for AMD Radeon™ products. Starting today, the “Never Settle Forever” promotion will be available to a wider range of AMD Radeon™ graphics cards, spanning the R7 Series graphics to the ultra-enthusiast AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 graphics card.  For the first time ever, the “Never Settle Forever” program will be rolled out to AMD’s entry-level graphics products: the AMD Radeon™ R7 250X, R7 250 and R7 240 GPUs.

AMD’s “Never Settle Forever” is dedicated to letting gamers select from a strong line-up of in-demand games as a reward for choosing AMD Radeon™ graphics. Users will receive up to three choices of free games when they redeem their AMD Radeon™ Reward coupon. The actual number of available choices will vary by Rewards tier: Gold, Silver or Bronze.

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MSI R9 295X2

MSI, the gaming force in Graphics Cards is happy to announce the availability of the new AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card. With two R9 290X GPUs on-board with clock speeds up to 1018 MHz and 8 Gigabyte of GDDR5, the R9 295X2 delivers the most insane frame rates in todays and future games. The card is cooled with a zeo maintenance liquid cooling system so gamers can expect cool temperatures, quiet operation and consistent performance.  So whether you’re looking at the best card for Gaming at 4K and higher resolutions or want to be in the driver’s seat for this year’s most stunning PC Games, the R9 295X2 is the right choice.

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BIOSTAR, manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, has officially launched the latest edition to the CPU On-Board motherboard lineup, the “A68N-5000”. This newest micro-ATX form factor motherboard is a cost effective solution that comes with the CPU and graphics already installed and offers native support for dual-channel DDR3 memory.


The A68N-5000 uses the AMD A4-5000 which is a 4 core CPU with a clock speed of 1.5 GHz with an integrated Radeon HD 8330 GPU that supports DX11.1 and HDMI, a single channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller as well as the Southbridge with various I/O- ports. The system runs cool and quiet with heat sinks instead of fans, this reduces noise and also dust buildup as well as cuts down on power costs.

The board features the latest BIOSTAR technologies such as BIOS Flasher and BIOS Online Update for easy updating and restoration of the BIOS, as well as BIO-Remote2 for remote control of the system via Android and Apple devices.

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sodim rip_712445

G.SKILL International Co. Ltd., the leading high performance memory designer and manufacturer, is proud to announce the release of an even higher performance, higher capacity DDR3L SO-DIMM memory kit at 2133MHz! This time with a massive 32GB (4x8GB) capacity!

Operating at a low voltage of 1.35V and at a timing of 11-11-11-31, this new Ripjaws SO-DIMM memory kit will elevate the performance of your extreme performance gaming laptop to new heights. Desktop performance and capacity on a laptop is now a reality!

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V3 Voltair Cooling package

Cyberpower Inc. www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, has entered into an agreement with V3 Components to be the exclusive distributor of V3 Components products in North America.

V3 Components, based in Lomita, California is a new manufacturer of enthusiast level computer components. The company recently announced its first product, the V3 Voltair High Performance Thermoelectric CPU Cooler.

“We are very happy to have Cyberpower Inc. as the exclusive distributor of our products in North America. Cyberpower Inc. offers the logistics capacity and market reach to help make our products available to a much wider audience than we would be able to on our own,” said Chuck Morris, Product Manager at V3 Components. “Cyberpower Inc. has successful partnerships among both etailers and the retail channel that it will use to offer V3 Components products to customers.

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Free-To-Play Heroes of Newerth and Path of Exile now available with select GeForce GTX desktop and notebook products

April 11, 2014 — Starting today, gamers who purchase select NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX® desktop GPUs and GeForce GTX-powered notebooks can take advantage of new bundle offering of $100 of in-game currency for Heroes of Newerth and Path of Exile.

Purchasers of selected GeForce GTX desktop graphics cards or other select GTX 700M/800M-based notebooks will receive $100 ($50 per title) of in-game currency for two of the world’s most popular free-to-play titles:

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Boston, USA – April 11, 2014 – The “PAX East 2014” is from 11 to 13 April 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), Thermaltake has partnered with premier eTailer Newegg to capture visitors’ attention to bring a spectacular display of Thermaltake and Tt eSPORTS’s newest products into the hands of gamers and DIY enthusiasts alike.

PAX east is the premier east coast gaming event in the USA started by the team at Penny Arcade in 2004. From there it has grown to be a huge event with massive amounts of sponsors and a very diverse gaming crowd with cosplay and even game developers showing off what they have to offer.

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